Death toll nears 3,000 as cases slowly falling
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Shelby County Health Department reports 213 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths over the last 24 hours.
This brings the total number of confirmed & probable COVID-19 cases in Shelby County to 231,737 and 2,970 deaths since the pandemic began.
SCHD reports the current seven day rolling average of COVID-19 cases 525 cases per day for the last seven days.
There are currently 7,878 active COVID-19 cases in Shelby County and 2,587 of them are pediatric cases.
SCHD reports the test positivity rate as 16.9% for the week ending in January 29.
Shelby County is averaging 394 vaccinations per day for the last seven days and is 79.2% of the way to its vaccination goal of reaching herd immunity of 700,000 people.
Shelby County vaccine data is listed below:
- 554,629 total people vaccinated
- 1,196,488 total vaccinations administered
- 2,757 vaccinations reported within the last seven days
More on Shelby County’s COVID-19 data can be found at shelbytnhealth.com/COVID-19data.
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